Portrait of a Gentleman

It is unclear who the young gentleman in this portrait is, but his formal dress and fashionably disheveled hair suggest that he was a member of Charleston’s moneyed class.

Title
Portrait of a Gentleman
Artist
Date
ca. 1820
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
image (oval): 2 15162 516 in. (7.55.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1999.27.15
Palette
Linked Open Data
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